Liberty Cap type (head facing right)

U.S. Federal Issue
1794
Designed and engraved by Robert Scot (American (born in Scotland), 1745–1823), After Augustin Dupré (French, 1748–1833)


Mint: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 1506 or 1507

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 23.5 mm, 6.82 gm (15/16 in., 0.24 oz.)

Accession Number

2004.712

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Normal relief head with knobbed 9 in date and heavy wreath on reverse.

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse